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What are mindfulness, mnemonics, and meditation?

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You may have heard some of these terms. But what exactly are mindfulness, mnemonics, and meditation? Mindfulness and meditation have been fairly common terms to a lot of people for quite a long time. Mnemonics on the other hand is certainly not as familiar a word

However, the average person almost certainly knows exactly what mnemonics are and have probably been using them their entire life. They just might not realise it.

How are they helpful?
Mindfulness Mnemonics – The Website
Frequently Asked Questions
How does the website work
Training and study
Coaching, management, and business
History of Mnemonics
Mnemonics is mindfulness
Ancient Greece and Simonides of Ceos
Using the information from the site
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Social Media
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How are they helpful?

Mindfulness, mnemonics, and meditation have a whole range a benefits and uses. But the best way to see whether or not they really work for you is to try them for yourself.

Arguably, some of the main benefits include:

  • Improved memory
  • Improved mental health
  • Improved mental strength
  • Reduced stress
  • Reduced anxiety
  • Improved performance

It doesn’t matter who you are and what you do mnemonics have the potential to work for everybody.

So, whatever field you work in education, healthcare, retail, finance, business, engineering, construction, hospitality, leisure or something else you will be able to find some positive use for mnemonics in what you do.

Mnemonics even has the potential to be of benefit to you even if you are unemployed. It can help you to study, train, and learn new skills more easily. It can help you more easily retain the valuable and important information that you need to for when you go to a job interview.

Mindfulness Mnemonics – The Website

Mindfulness Mnemonics is a brand new website that focuses on the mindfulness techniques that are linked to mnemonics.

The purpose of the site is to act as a resource portal that can be used to enhance your physical and mental health, wellbeing, and performance.

To start exploring visit: www.mindfulnessmnemonics.com

Frequently Asked Questions

What is mindfulness?

What is mnemonics?

What is meditation?

How does the website work

The website explores all sorts of topics and subjects, but makes useful and interesting links to mnemonics where possible.

If you have a particular subject that you’d like to see covered please get in contact.

Training and study

The whole point of mnemonics is to study and develop tools and techniques that can be used to improve the memory. By improving the memory you can then improve performance.

So, it might be that you are studying for a test or an exam. Maybe you need to deliver a training session or presentation? Maybe you have a hobby that you want to get better at like playing an instrument or cooking? Whatever it is, mnemonics can probably help you get better and become more confident in what you do because it helps improve your self-assurance and self-confidence.

Coaching, management, and business

The other areas where mnemonics have great value are within coaching, management, and business. The logical and strategic application of mnemonics can really help unify workforces and teams so that they can get on the same page quickly and easily. This means they can spend more of their time being productive and creative.

So, whether your team is 10 people or 10,000 people, with a good mnemonic centred message and philosophy you can create more memorable guidance that will allow you to support more people in a short amount of time.

History of Mnemonics

Firstly, to develop a better understanding and appreciation of the topic, it’s important to recognise that over time language changes, evolves, and adapts.

The next thing we have to do is look back through history.

The origins of the concept come from Ancient Greece. The word mnemonic is an adaptation of an Ancient Greek word mnemonikos, meaning ‘of memory’.

Mnemonics is mindfulness

The word mnemonikos comes from another Ancient Greek word mnemon, which means mindful.

This is why Mindfulness Mnemonics was created.

Because mnemonics is mindfulness!

Ancient Greece and Simonides of Ceos

The history of it all is linked to a person called Simonides of Ceos. Simonides was a lyric poet and ancient history explains that it was at a feast that Simonides first discovered the origins of the technique.

The story goes that Simonides was at a feast, and that during the feast Simonides was called outside to speak to some people that were asking for him. When he went outside the building that he was just in collapsed killing all of the people inside.

When the authorities arrived they couldn’t identify the bodies because they had been damaged beyond recognition. So, they spoke to Simonides who was the only survivor of the event.

It is at this point that Simonides developed the origins of mnemonics and mindfulness. By visualising where all the guests were sat around the table at the feast he was able to recall from memory all the people that had been in attendance.

After this point he realised that it wasn’t just names and faces that could be stored in the memory.

It was ANYTHING!

Lyrics
Songs
Poems
Names
Faces
Places
and so on…

The method he developed is known by several names:

The Method of Loci
The Memory Palace
Mind Palace Technique

Using the information from the site

By all means, use what you find on Mindfulness Mnemonics. After all, mindfulness, mnemonics, and meditation are there to be used by everyone. Nobody really owns them.

But if you do use something you find on Mindfulness Mnemonics it would be appreciated if you told others where you found it.

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